.... Travel Award
Travel Award   Axion BioSystems Travel Award 
Are you an academic/government/non-profit researcher interested in presenting Axion MEA data at an upcoming scientific conference? Axion is pleased to announce a Travel Award program to help off-set costs associated with attending. The program is open to researchers worldwide attending a conference in North America or Europe.
 
Learn more about how to apply here
.... Publications
Tox Sci Publication Cover March 2019 Evaluation of Chemical Effects on Network Formation in Cortical Neurons Grown on Microelectrode Array

Follow researchers as they use Maestro MEA technology to demonstrate that a network formation assay (NFA) is sensitive to chemicals acting on nervous system function, thus proving itself to be a valuable contribution to an in vitro DNT battery.

Shafer T, Brown J, et al. 2019. Toxicological Sciences.

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ELife Cover March 2019 Species-Specific Maturation Profiles of Human, Chimpanzee, and Bonobo Neural Cells

Delve into research conducted using Maestro MEA that opened new avenues for understanding the differences in neural underpinnings of cognition and neurological disease susceptibility between humans and nonhuman primates.

Marchetto M, Hrvoj-Mihic B, et al. 2019. eLife.

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Acta Cover Publication March 2019 GJA1 (connexin 43) is a Key Regulator of Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis

Read about how researchers demonstrated, using Maestro technology, the importance of GJA1 in Alzheimer’s Disease pathogenesis and its potential for further investigation as a promising pharmacological target in AD.

Kajiwara Y, Wang E, et al. 2018. Acta Neuropathologica Communications.

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Mol Neuro Cover March 2019 Neurite-Enriched MicroRNA-218 Stimulates Translation of the GluA2 Subunit and Increases Excitatory Synaptic Strength

Learn how researchers generated data using Maestro MEA that helped demonstrate that miR-218 may play a key role in the regulation of AMPA-mediated excitatory transmission, and in the homeostatic regulation of synaptic plasticity.

Rocchi A, Moretti D, et al. 2019. Molecular Neurobiology.

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Journal of Bio Eng Cover March 2019 Modeling Cardiac Fibrosis Using Three-Dimensional Cardiac Microtissues Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Follow researchers as they use Maestro MEA technology to highlight the potential of 3D cardiac microtissues as a valuable tool for manifesting and evaluating the pro-fibrotic effects of various agents, thus representing an important step forward towards an in vitro system for the prediction of drug-induced cardiac fibrosis.

Lee M, Jung KB, et al. 2019. Journal of Biological Engineering.

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.... Upcoming Events
Optogenetics Course EMBL (March 27-28 | Heidelberg, DE)

Come join our Europe team's Marc Baeuerle and Konstantinos Gkatzis at the Optogenetics Course in Heidelberg this Spring. They'll be exploring how MEA and optogenetics go hand in hand, and how Maestro technology is advancing the field of light-controlled cellular biology. 

Learn more about this event here

WPW Logo World Pharma Week (WPW) (June 17-20 | Boston, MA)

Held in Boston MA this year, this meeting will bring together pharmaceutical decision makers from across the globe. The program covers a spectrum of preclinical research and translation across all therapeutic areas, and will include a variety of Maestro MEA research and data.

Learn more about this landmark event here

ISSCR2019 (June 26-29 | Los Angeles, CA | Booth 621)

In the Los Angeles area June 26-29? Come by booth 621 to see how Maestro research is impacting the field of stem cell research and to learn more about the world's most advanced MEA systems. 

While at the show, don't miss the numerous posters featuring Maestro MEA research, including ours titled:

"Multiwell microelectrode array technology for the evaluation of human iPSC-derived cardiomyocyte and neuron development, optimization, and validation."

 ... AxIS Tips
axis tips Analyze a Specific Segment of a File

AxIS Navigator makes it easy to analyze an entire file or only a part of the file that you are particularly interested in. To analyze a specific segment of a file, double-click the file name in the Streams section to open the file Settings. Use the Segment Type menu to select the whole file for analysis, or specify a portion of the file to analyze relative to the start or end of the file.

Have an idea you'd like to see featured in AxIS Tips? Email us at info@axionbio.com.

 

                                                                                   

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